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July 2, 2001

NINE PARKIES NAMED EMPLOYEES OF THE MONTH

Bernard (Roundup) Murchison is Bronx's Employee of the Month for June. Roundup joined...

June 27, 2001

CITYWIDE TALENT ON VIEW

On Friday, June 8, 2001, the lights dimmed in Lost Battalion Hall's gymnasium. One by one,...

May 2, 2001

NATIONAL ARBOR DAY FOUNDATION NAMES A NATIONAL TREE PARKS PLANTS IT

Like mothers and fathers, veterans and presidents, trees are honored with a national day in...

April 18, 2001

NRG REDUCES NON-POINT SOURCE POLLUTION AND RESTORES FORESTS IN NORTHERN MANHATTAN

The Natural Resources Group (NRG) has received more than $2 million dollars from the New...

April 11, 2001

PARKS RECLAIMS MANHATTAN WATERFRONT PROPERTY

One century ago, railroad tracks traced the western shoreline of Manhattan. Today it is a...

March 23, 2001

CONTRACTOR PLANTS THE SEEDS OF RUBBLE

In a strange case of illegal dumping, a landscaping firm currently under contract to plant...

March 22, 2001

PARKS CONSTRUCTION VS. MARINE INVERTEBRATES THE BATTLE FOR CROMWELL RECREATION CENTER

The George Cromwell Recreation Center in Staten Island, known as "the Center" to local...

January 31, 2001

PARKLANDS AND PLANNING IN 2000

Parks are growing, and the more land we acquire the more they can thrive. The 110-acre Ocean...

January 30, 2001

RECREATION: 2000 IN REVIEW AND WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2001

When it comes to recreation, Parks believes kids should have fun, safe places to play when...

January 4, 2001

EVERGREEN TREES TO BE RECYCLED IN MULCH FEST 2001

This Saturday, January 6, Christmas trees will make the reverse trip-out of the spotlight on...

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

Due to repairs to an underwater high voltage cable there are currently no transient moorings available at the Boat Basin. Please contact the Dockmasters office at 212-496-2105 or VHF Ch09 for more information and alternatives. We apologize for any inconvenience. We expect all moorings to be restored in August.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2017

PlaygroundsRiverside Park

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


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